I was listening to a Head of Service talking to Social Workers about large companies making money out of Children’s Services at a time when local authority budgets are being cut. Quite rightly, the purpose was to encourage Social Workers to think about the costs of the services they are
Category Archives: Newsletter
Welcome to the January newsletter.
Welcome to the March newsletter – apologies for the slightly late delivery, it has been a very busy month. Please note particularly the new edition of Working Together Guidance. Have a great Easter, everybody
A slightly thinner newsletter this February, but interesting nonetheless. Dates for your diaries: London IRO conference – 16th June 2017 hosted by the City of London – we can only have 2 IROs from each contract but that does mean we can legitimately have 6 places if we are careful!!
Happy New Year to you all. Welcome to the first edition in 2017 of the Aidhour newsletter. This edition includes information about the Independent inquiry into child sexual abuse, the Truth Project and the Youth Justice Review. We hope there might be something for everybody.
The Government have decided to make amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill amongst concerns that the Bill could be used to privatise Children’s Services. The changes will seek to rule out the potential for Councils to use “exemption Powers” to opt out from rules restricting profit making in
As the Children and Social Work Bill continues its route through the House of Lords, subject to some amendments by the Government. Community Care produces some really useful updates.
This newsletter follows a good review from our work in Ealing by Ofsted – the IRO and Foster Carer review services were positively commented upon.
Our August newsletter contains some articles relating to the Government’s plans to overhaul children’s social care and the SEN inspection framework which will be of particular interest to those of you who are involved with auditing.
The June newsletter from Aidhour includes details of publications and articles from May and June as well as information about June consultations, conferences and events.